Personal Care Attendant Readiness Class (Pre-CNA)

This resource supports the teaching of specific education and training content that can be implemented by classroom instructors in the context of a particular career cluster.

Mag Patridge
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation
Stearns-Benton Employment and Training Council
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Resource Type
Instructional Material
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Target Audience

The focus of this class is to prepare individuals to provide personal care in home-based care settings and to obtain entry-level employment in the field of personal care.  The class also serves as a pre-bridge to Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) coursework.  Extensive downloadable curriculum materials include lesson plans, reading activities, handouts, review flashcards, and PowerPoint presentations for use in the course.  The course can be modified for English Language Learners.

Benefits and Uses

Students will be prepared to take the CNA course leading to certification.

Resource Notice

This resource was reviewed and vetted through the Designing Instruction for Career Pathways initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education under Contract No. ED-CFO-10-A-0072/0001.